Sep 09, 2019

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

  • Smithfield Foods
  • North East, MD 21901, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

The purpose of Refrigeration Technician is to maintain, diagnose, repair, rebuild, adjust, perform preventive maintenance and install equipment within and around the facility so as to keep the production operational and have zero loss of production. This individual will perform the duties of a Refrigeration Technician and assist other maintenance personnel on his/her shift and will be responsible for all necessary paperwork and documentation as they relate to the job.




<ul><li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 8pt;">The operation of ammonia refrigeration compressors, condensers, pumps, vessels / recirculators, purgers, evaporators / RMAU’s, and heat exchangers while using standard operating procedure

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience in operations and maintenance, preferably of Ammonia Refrigeration system.
  • Electrical experience and troubleshooting in low and high voltage circuits, motors, and controls.
  • Strong reading, math, writing, analytical, skills required and high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge of computers.
  • Must able to lift 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to pass a pulmonary function & respirator fit test.
  • Must be able to work in -40 to 100+ degree temperatures.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Perform assigned tasks efficiently with minimum supervision.

Preferred Experience:

  • PSM 14 elements awareness
  • Previous Haz-Mat experience
  • RETA certifications
  • Having HVAC experience with refrigerants R-22, R-134a, R-404A, R-407C, and R-410A
  • Fork lift operator experience
  • Welding and pipe fitting experience

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